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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Suggest treatment for rapid heart rate

Hi, I am 100 percent pacemaker dependent, the past few months I get out of breath very easy and my heart pounds so hard you can actually see it, I have been told that the battery in the pacemaker is used at 92 percent and the will change it at 98percent...I was wondering if this was causing the shortness of breath and heart pounding...I am very active and even though it bothers me I walk 2 miles every day                                                   
Mon, 22 Apr 2019
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You are most likely having symptoms of heart failure. Your pacemaker needs to be evaluated and you also need to have another workup done in order to see if you have other areas in your heart which randomly fires impulses causing the irregular beating.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Dr Chuckie Miguel Bacolod, Internist / Hospitalist
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